Meet our Board of Directors
Joint Policy Board (JPB) Members
Christopher Michaels, Director of Product Development, General Motors Company
Faye Zaski, General Manager, Materials Engineering Department, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA)
Affiliate Member Representatives
Paul Belanger, R&D Director North America – Gestamp
Miguel Angel Quiñones Salinas, Advanced Materials Engineering Specialist, Metalsa Mexico
Joint Policy Council (JPC) Members
Nathan Blandford, A/SP JPC Chairman, Senior Engineering Manager, Toyota Motor North America
Eric deNijs, Engineering Manager, Magna International
Jiwoong Ha, Principal Researcher & General Project Manager, POSCO America
Dean Kanelos, Market Development and Product Applications Manager – Automotive, Nucor Corporation
Bryan Macek, Senior Technical Specialist, Stellantis
Rafael Mercado, R&D Senior Manager, Ternium
Jamil Niazi, Senior Engineering Manager, Toyota Motor North America
Joseph Polewarczyk, Strategic Body Innovation Lead, General Motors Company
JP Singh, Technical, Integration Engineer – Steel, Advanced Manufacturing, General Motors Company
Pat Walsh, Vice President, R&D, Martinrea International USA Inc.
Auto/Steel Partnership Releases 2023-24 Annual Report: A Comprehensive Insight into Automotive Research Excellence
The Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP) is pleased to announce the release of its 2023-24 Annual Report, now available for download. This report offers an overview of our mission, values, leadership, and key achievements in automotive research and development, as well as our commitment to education.
From innovative research initiatives to educational programs and university partnerships, the report provides insight into the diverse activities undertaken by A/SP. It underscores the organization’s collaborative approach, focus on sustainability, and commitment to excellence.
Members, prospective members, industry stakeholders, and the public are encouraged to explore the report and learn more about the impactful work being done by A/SP. Access the 2023-24 Annual Report and discover how the Auto/Steel Partnership is shaping the future of the automotive industry.
For media inquiries or further information, please contact Kate Hickey, A/SP Communications.